Government Videos Wiki List Experiment

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Last year I created a simple Google Spreadsheet (essentially a wiki list) for Canadian public servants to input their organization’s mobile website and/or app so that others could see who was doing what.

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Government 2.0 Expo Debrief

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

government (because 3rd party ones can`t match the strong gov brand). Session Notes: Open Government Ninja 101: Skills, Strategies, and Stealth David Hale (National Institutes of Health). – A conference dedicated to creating a high performance government.

The State of Mobile in the Canadian Government

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Ok, the title may be a stretch, but I have put together a quick visual presentation of current government mobile apps and websites based on the input I received on my mobile government wiki. The State of Mobile in the Canadian Government (2011).

A Sample Government Blogging Policy

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Government departments need to stop waiting for an official policy to come from TBS; It won’t anytime soon. There is a growing effort on part of certain “social media activists&# (internal to government) to standardize these guidelines/policies. The current GCpedia (internal government wiki) has numerous pages outlining “best practices&# and sample guidelines that are ready for use.

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Why aren’t you using Google Docs yet?

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Google Docs is the ultimate tool for when you need wiki functionality, but don’t necessarily want to open it up to the public and/or you just have a short term initiative in mind. Tags: Insight Rant Videos collaboration forms google docs government socialmedia wiki

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BC Social Media Engagement Learning Centre

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

I was recently given permission to share a “work in progress&# extranet site from the Government of British Columbia. It’s visually appealing and not merely a PDF like every other government social media policy, guideline or best practice document seems to be these days.

Top bureaucrat gets it, the workers at the bottom get it, who’s left?

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Here’s the scoop: In the 17th annual report to the Prime Minister published a few weeks ago, Privy Council Clerk Wayne Wouters states “government departments have to embrace the Web 2.0 tools and technology that rest of the world uses that allow more collaboration among workers, levels of government and Canadians&#. A grassroots movement of proactive public servants has been brewing for years now trying to push this to the front of our government’s agenda.

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For Twitter Success, Just Add Meaning.


So, you create a blog, a wiki, a thingy-maggig, people aren’t going to use it unless it adds meaning to their lives. For Government folks, check out GovTwit. And, have you signed up for Government 2.0 Government Micro-Blogging Information. Twitter Wiki.

Upcoming conferences and reasons to attend them…

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

along with Nick Charney , one of my favourite “government-insider&# bloggers over at CPS Renewal. I guess the bottom line is that every single person working in a marketing (or communications) position for government or for a non-profit in Canada should be at this conference.

Canada Revenue Agency announces YouTube contest

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Whenever I see a new addition on the Government 2.0 Best Practices Wiki , I immediately proceed to do a little investigative research to find out if it’s legit. Tags: canada revenue agency government contest underground economy youtube News Rant piracy General Web 2.0 The other day I stumbled upon this press release (via the CRA RSS feed ) announcing the launch of The Canada Revenue Agency’s new “Underground Economy - Not your Problem?&#

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#Interview: Mike Kujawski, VP at the Centre of Excellence for Public Sector Marketing, Blogger & Speaker on Social Media

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There’s a difference between a nonprofit of five people, with one person wearing multiple hats, and a government organization with multi-million dollar budgets, of course. And I know for a fact that my blog posts are often shared and discussed behind the firewall on these internal wikis.

Podcamp Toronto - An event you don’t want to miss!

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Just type in the invite key “canuck&# to get into the website/wiki. I titled it as follows: “Government 2.0. A discussion on the expanding role of social media and government/citizen interaction, right here in Canada.&#

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Long overdue Podcamp Toronto 2009 debrief

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

It’s unfortunately that time of year again when my post frequency is hindered as a result of “March Madness&# (year-end for government clients). to measure wiki metrics (Sean or anybody, I need a link here! The Bank of Canada has a wiki, a fake blog, a Flickr account (for press to get pics from) and a Twitter account. Making Traditional Media a Little More Social - Using Twitter, wikis and live-blogging at the Globe and Mail - Mathew Ingram.

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April info shower…dominated by Twitter as usual

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

A plethora of new entries have appeared on the Government 2.0 Best Practices Wiki that I haven’t even had a chance to look at. With March Madness finally winding down (always trickles into April), I figured I’d quickly blog about a few things that caught my eye over the last few weeks: The top Google searches in Canada over the 12 months are “facebook&# & “youtube&#. Proves that: a.) People don’t use URL’s b.)

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The Social Round-Up


A Wiki of Experts: The WeAreMedia project put together this “Expertise Map,&# offering a long list of people who are passionate about doing good. You all seemed to like this last time, so here we go again.

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Q & A on Social Marketing


This might depend on how you define “social programs,&# whether government funded, community based or non-profit driven. Social Marketing Quarterly, the C-Change e-newsletter , numerous blogs, numerous books, the Social Marketing Listserv, the Social Marketing Wiki , events in the U.K.,

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Your nearby public library, some government agencies (from federal to state, local, and even nearby Tribal governments) and certainly other nonprofits often provide recent studies' findings (and sometimes even their raw data sets) for free. This may include: regular meetings, reports, follow up meetings at the end of major benchmarks, trainings, and even the utilization of online cloud solutions such as Google, Wikis,